Faculty and Staff

Full-Time Faculty

Dr. Linda Caldwell 
Professor of Dance
Phone: 940-898-2093
Email: lcaldwell2@twu.edu 

Dr. Rosemary Candelario 
Assistant Professor of Dance
Phone: (940) 898-2084
Email: rcandelario@twu.edu 

Jordan Fuchs 
Associate Professor of Dance
Phone: (940) 898-2769
Email: jfuchs@twu.edu 

Sarah Gamblin 
Associate Professor of Dance
Phone: (940) 898-2091
Email: sgamblin@twu.edu 

Dr. Matthew Henley 
Assistant Professor of Dance
Phone: (940) 898-2050
Email: mhenley1@twu.edu 

Dr. Ilana Morgan 
Assistant Professor of Dance
Phone: (940) 898-2003
Email: imorgan@twu.edu 

Mary Williford-Shade 
Department Chair, Professor of Dance
Phone: (940) 898-2082
Email: mwillifordshade@twu.edu 

Professors Emeritus

Dr. Penelope Hanstein 
Cornaro Professor of Dance Emerita
Email: phanstein@twu.edu 

Gladys Keeton 
Professor Emerita of Dance
Email: gkeeton@twu.edu   

Professional and Administrative Staff

Professional Staff

Dayna M. Ballenger 
Technical Director
Production Coordinator
Phone: (940) 898-2056
Email: dmorgan@twu.edu 

Keith Fleming 
Studio Instructor/Dance Musician
Phone: (940) 898-2094
Email: kfleming@twu.edu 

Westin Portillo
Studio Instructor/Dance Musician
Phone: (940) 898-2087
Email: wportillo@twu.edu 

Administrative Staff

Penny Lewis
Administrative Assistant
Phone: (940) 898-2086
Email: plewis@twu.edu

Graduate Teaching Assistants

To contact GTAs, students should send an email to the address listed on the course syllabus.

M.F.A. Teaching Assistants have GTA offices in DGL 120

Ph.D. Teaching Assistants have GTA offices in DGL 136

Mary Williford-Shade dressed in a pink robe
Mary Williford-Shade, professor and chair of the TWU Department of Dance. Photo by Jesse Scroggins.